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The Transformer

I am not talking about the comic book character, the transformer, rather the underrated lampshade. I was recently preparing for an install of a few new pieces of furniture that were going to blend in with some of the client’s existing pieces.  Among those existing items was a nice metal floor lamp and a lovely pair of table lamps.  My first reaction was to  “transform” …

Put A Cork On It

cork |kôrk| noun “the buoyant, light brown substance obtained from the outer layer of the bark of the cork oak.” I think I have underestimated the importance of cork in my life.  How about you? Cork is used for many more products than we think.  Beyond wine bottles and bulletin boards, cork can be found in baseballs, fishing floats, shoes and all sorts of accessories.  Because it …